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The Pelican Journal

Below is a list of contents from the 2015 Pelican Journal to give you an idea of what you are missing if you are not a member of the League!

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

The Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 2.15 pm preceded by lunch at 12.15pm (see enclosed form) in the Royal Over-Seas League, 100 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 3AB (between Castle and Fredrick Streets).

Table of Contents

  • League Office Bearers and Executive Committee 2015 4
  • President’s Letter 5
  • A Note from your Secretary 8
  • A Note from your Editor 9
  • Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Nurses’ League held on 26th April 2014, in the Royal Over-Seas League, 100 Princes Street, Edinburgh at 2.15pm. 10
  • Agenda for the Annual General Meeting of the Nurses’ League to be held on 11th April 2015, in the Royal Over-Seas League, 100 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 3AB at 2.15pm. 18
  • The Constitution of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Nurses’ League 19


Pelican Inserts 2015

  1. Attendance at the Lunch and Annual General Meeting of the Nurses’ League
  2. Changes to the Charity Law Regulations
  3. Report re Fund-raising in order to ensure Continuation of the League
  4. Members’ Annual Reports and Accounts for the year ended 30 September 2014


Pelican History from the Archives:

  • The ‘Birth’ of our League 21
  • History of our Pelican Badge 22
  • Memories and Pelicans’ Stories from across the World:
  • Training Days...and Beyond 24
  • My Life Before and After PTS 139 26
  • Training in 1946 29
  • A Pelican on a Chair in Slovenia 31
  • Past and Present: Surgical Ward Sister – 50’s Style 33
  • The ‘Modern’ Charge Nurse 35
  • Then and Now of ‘Pelicans’ in ‘Connections’ 36


Reunions:

  • A 1959 PTS - 55 Year Reunion 39
  • 50th Reunion March 1964 PTS 39
  • photograph of RIE Nursing Staff on the Occasion of
    the Retirement of Miss Myles in 1980/81 40/41
  • 1969 PTS Reunion Dinner. 44
  • photograph of Nursing Staff at Miss Myles’ Retirement - Who’s Who? 45
  • Dundee and North East Fife Pelican Group
    Annual Reunion Lunch – 24 September 2014. 46
  • Perth and Kinross Pelican Group –
    Annual Reunion Lunch, 28th May 2014 47


Congratulations:

  • Congratulations to Joan (Joey) Ross (Rossie) - 105th Birthday 48
  • My Day at the Palace 50

Pelican Awards 2014:


Students’ Reports: University of Edinburgh:
My Clinical Elective Experience in:

  • China,  52
  • Tanzania,  53
  • New Zealand,  54
  • Tanzania,  55
  • Tanzania,  57
  • Sri Lanka,  58
  • China,  59
  • Argentina,  60
  • Sri Lanka,  62
  • Sri Lanka,  63
  • Tanzania,  64
  • Sri Lanka,  65


Students’ Reports: Edinburgh Napier University:

  • Australia,  66
  • Tanzania,  67
  • Tanzania,  68
  • Gibraltar,  69


Students’ Reports: Queen Margaret University:

  • Sri Lanka,  71


Registered Nurse Pelican Award:

  • Report on attaining an MSc in Advanced Practice
    in Child Protection, by Kay Scott 72
  • Deaths of Members, including some Obituaries:
  • Deaths 74
  • An asterisk indicates those for whom an Obituary is printed.
  • Obituaries 75

The Annual Pelican League Journal

Pelican League Journal